Watch us on Monday 14th July, 7:30pm, BBC Scotland

tony terrill bbcThe garden was recently paid a visit by celebrity chef Tony Singh as part of a BBC Scotland television series about Scotland’s diverse culture and activities, On the Road 2014.  This summer series is looking at events and activities across the length and breadth of Scotland reflecting what the nation is talking about. For next week’s series they decided to look for gardens that open for charity under Scotland’s Gardens.

It was really exciting, and a bit scary.   Read more

What goes around comes around…

Meadowsweet-1Bayer flourished as a company following the introduction of aspirin based on the folk remedy using willow bark and meadowsweet.  But in summer 2013, Bayer has announced acquisition of a herbal remedy based company to help round out it’s “Over the Counter” portfolio!

Garden Open for Scotland’s Gardens, Sunday 20th July 2-5pm

summer12 9My garden is set amidst an 18th century walled garden and large Victorian-style greenhouse within Logie’s organic farm.  Featuring more than 150 herbs, the physic garden is divided into 8 rectangles including medicinal herbs for different body systems.  All the herbs are labelled with a brief description of actions to help novices learn more about this ancient art.  The garden also features a herbaceous border and productive fruit and vegetable garden.  Admission is £3 and accompanied children are free.  Money raised will go to Trellis and Scotland’s Gardens beneficiaries.